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By JAMES D. WATTS JR. World Scene Writer

Samantha Isler will get to see her very first Tulsa Downtown Parade of Lights this year.

Unlike most first-timers to this 8-decade-old tradition, Isler will be viewing the parade from a most auspicious vantage point — as the 2013 Grand Marshal. ...

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December 12, 2013 | 2:53 pm

By JAMES D. WATTS JR. World Scene Writer

Theatre Tulsa's planned fund-raiser, "Toast 22," which was scheduled for Friday, has been postponed because of the threat of severe winter weather. ...

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December 04, 2013 | 1:55 pm

By Staff Reports

The Tulsa Community College Theatre Department will host the first performance of its new improvisational comedy troupe, Die Laughing, at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Studio Theatre of the VanTrease PACE, 10300 E. 81st St. ...

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December 04, 2013 | 1:53 pm


Dozens of pastors have signed a letter to elected officials objecting to "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told." Oklahoma City Theatre Company is producing Paul Rudnick's play at Civic Center Music Hall. The play has homosexual characters, satirizes biblical stories, and includes scenes of simulated gay sex. The pastors' letter says the play "is obscene and is an affront to Oklahoma City community standards." ...

December 04, 2013 | 1:51 pm


OKLAHOMA CITY — Jane, a scarf around her shoulders, works out a dance scene.

Mabel enters the room from backstage, a plastic container filled with snickerdoodles in hand. The cookies are a hit with cast and crew.

So begins a rehearsal for the play dozens of pastors have labeled "gross pornography" and a Christmas-season affront to Christian values. ...

December 04, 2013 | 1:48 pm